Bridget Welsh is a Visiting Professor at John Cabot University, a Senior Research Associate at NTU, a Senior Associate Fellow THC and a University Fellow of CDU. She analyzes Southeast Asian politics, especially Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore and Indonesia. She is committed to engagement, fostering mutual understanding and empowerment.
Posts tagged "BN"

The Evolution in Wooing Rural Voters

Voters in Merlimau and Kerdau go the polls today. Despite the expected Umno victories, campaigning continued until midnight last night in an all-out effort to win as large a majority as possible for Umno, and for PAS, to deny its rival a clean sweep. Although these contests have been low-key, both Umno and PAS did...

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By-elections: Pakatan on the Defensive

But despite the BN’s victories in recent by-elections, neither side is coming out to be the clear winner. The upcoming contests of Merlimau and Kerdau are like a drawn-out boxing match where both opponents are bruised and tired. The next two rounds heavily sway in favour of the BN, as both constituencies are in traditional...

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